Journal of Chiropractic Medicine

Erratum to "A Guideline of Selecting and Reporting Intraclass Correlation Coefficients for Reliability Research" [J Chiropr Med 2016;15(2):155-163]

Date: November 9, 2017 | Time: 12:00am

In the article "A Guideline of Selecting and Reporting Intraclass Correlation Coefficients for Reliability Research" by Koo and Li in the June 2016 issue (2016;15(2):155-163; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcm.2016.02.012), an error was discovered in Table 3. In the formula for ICC (1,1), the term (k + 1) in the denominator should be (k - 1). The corrected table has been reproduced below. The authors apologize for this error. <view entire article>





Dietary Fiber Is Beneficial for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: An Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses

Date: October 25, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Marc P. McRae

The purpose of this study was to review previously published meta-analyses on the effectiveness of dietary fiber on cardiovascular disease. <view entire article>





Management of Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis With Manual Therapy and Local Cryostimulation: A Pilot Study

Date: October 12, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Nadia Richer, Andrée-Anne Marchand, Martin Descarreaux

The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of adding cryostimulation to manual therapy in patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis. <view entire article>





Association of Venous Leg Ulcers With Ankle Range of Motion in People Attending Chiropractic Mobile Clinics in the Dominican Republic

Date: October 12, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Patricia A. Tavares, Victoria Landsman, Nathalie Gomez, Ariel Ferreiras, Ramon A. Lopez

The goal of the study was to determine if there was an association between chronic venous disorders (CVDs), particularly venous leg ulcers, and ankle range of motion (ROM) in the Dominican Republic. <view entire article>





Reliability of the Upper Trapezius Muscle and Fascia Thickness and Strain Ratio Measures by Ultrasonography and Sonoelastography in Participants With Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Date: October 12, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Mahyar Salavati, Behnam Akhbari, Ismail Ebrahimi Takamjani, Kamran Ezzati, Hamidreza Haghighatkhah

The purpose of this study was to assess the intra- and interexaminer reliability of the upper trapezius muscle and fascia thickness measured by ultrasonography imaging and strain ratio by sonoelastography in participants with myofascial pain syndrome. <view entire article>





Clinical Evaluation of Scapular Positioning in Patients With Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Case-Control Study

Date: September 28, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Shohreh Taghizadeh, Soraya Pirouzi, Ladan Hemmati, Fereshteh Khaledi, Aref Sadat

The purpose of this study was to investigate the position of scapula in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain. <view entire article>





Association Between Forward Head, Rounded Shoulders, and Increased Thoracic Kyphosis: A Review of the Literature

Date: September 28, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Deepika Singla, Zubia Veqar

The purpose of this review was to explore the association between forward head posture, rounded shoulders, and increased thoracic kyphosis. <view entire article>





A Young Female Athlete With Acute Low Back Pain Caused by Stage IV Breast Cancer

Date: September 28, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Evan A. Kahn

The purpose of this case report is to describe the case of a young female athlete with low back pain caused by metastatic breast cancer. <view entire article>





A Proposed Mathematical Method to Quantify y-Axis Pelvic Rotation on the Anteroposterior Radiograph

Date: September 26, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Roger R. Coleman, Mark A. Lopes, Derek A. Lopes

Researchers have identified potential errors in the Gonstead method's analysis of pelvic alignment resulting from y-axis rotation of the pelvis on the anteroposterior (A-P) radiograph. The purpose of this article is to propose a method that can be used to determine the magnitude of y-axis rotation of the pelvis present on the A-P radiograph. <view entire article>





Unresolved Congenital Torticollis and Its Consequences: A Report of 2 Cases

Date: September 26, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Mette Hobaek Siegenthaler

The purpose of this report was to describe the clinical presentation and case management of 2 children with congenital torticollis. <view entire article>





Evaluation of Static and Dynamic Balance Tests in Single and Dual Task Conditions in Participants With Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain

Date: September 23, 2017 | Time: 12:00am | Posted By: Ladan Hemmati, Zahra Rojhani-Shirazi, Hamid Malek-Hoseini, Ismail Mobaraki

The purpose of this study was to investigate static and dynamic balance tests in single, dual cognitive, and dual manual task conditions in participants with and without nonspecific chronic low back pain. <view entire article>